Judy Wang
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Judy Wang is the anchor of the CLTV weekend morning news. She reports general assignment stories during the week for CLTV, the WGN Morning News, and WGN Midday News. Judy joined CLTV in May 1995 and WGN TV in August of 2009.

Her 1997 documentary entitled “Gina’s Journey”, about a teen girl’s battle with aids, won CLTV second place honors from the National Press Photographers Association for Best Documentary. It was CLTV’s first national award. Judy hosted five of CLTV’s “Community of Cultures” programs in honor of Asian-American Heritage Month. She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Radio Television News Directors Association.

Judy is a San Francisco native who grew up in Chicago’s Rogers Park community. She graduated from Glenbrook South High School in Glenview in 1984 and the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1988. In 1985, she spent one summer studying at Tamkung University in Taiwan. She has been an anchor/reporter at KGAN-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin, WTZH-TV in Meridian, Mississippi, and KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.

Judy studied ballet, tap, and jazz dance before beginning her television career. She enjoys pilates, shopping, broadway shows, and opera. Judy has served as master of ceremonies for many charity fundraisers and as the grand marshal for Chicago’s Chinese New Year parade. She serves on the advisory board of the Chinese American Service League– the Midwest’s largest social service agency serving Asian Americans.

Recent Articles
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    Child monitored for Ebola remains in stable condition, U of C reports

    An update is expected to come this morning about 9 a.m. regarding the child in Chicago is being monitored for possible Ebola symptoms. The child remains in stable condition, according to a statement from the University of Chicago Medical Center. The child was admitted to U of C Medical Center after federal authorities detected a fever during screening at O’Hare airport last night. Officials say the child had no other symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control said it could take […]

  • First Lady to attend slain Chicago teen’s funeral

    South Side Park to be renamed in honor of Hadiya Pendleton

    A South Side park will be expanded and renamed in honor of slain teenager Hadiya Pendleton. According to park district officials, the expansion of Buckthorn Park at 44th & Calumet will cost $1.9 million dollars. Pendleton was shot and killed less than a mile from that park in January 2013,  just a week after performing at President Obama’s inauguration with her high school band.  She was 15-years-old. The shooting was part of an ongoing gang war in the neighborhood. Hadiya’s […]

  • Two men caught on camera attacking elderly CTA Blue Line passenger

    Police are looking for two men who assaulted an elderly man on the CTA’s Blue Line. The fight was captured on video and posted on YouTube. The recording shows two men taking turns smacking and jabbing an elderly man on the Blue Line near the Racine stop. The victim never filed a report according to Chicago police, but community leaders are calling for justice to be served so police have launched an investigation. The video has been watched 90,000 times. It […]

  • 11 arrested after protests in Chicago Sunday

    Eleven protesters were arrested in Chicago. The arrests happened in the Loop and the near North Side Sunday night. Six of the arrests happened on Harrison and State. The rest were near State and Congress Parkway. They were charged with obstructing traffic, which is a misdemeanor. One march was on the sidewalk until it was stopped by several police officers standing in the way. The protesters chanted for several minutes before they crossed the street. Church congregations in several neighborhoods […]

  • Man recovering after cab drives through home; Police search for driver

    A 53-year-old man is recovering from injuries after a taxi cab drove through his Glendale Heights home, while police continue to look for the driver, who ran away on foot. The car went through a side wall and caused heavy damage to a bedroom on the 1800 block of Gregory Avenue, around 1:10 a.m. 53-year-old Shawn Grisch suffered a dislocated shoulder, some cracked ribs and a lacerated spleen when the cab came driving through his home while he was asleep. […]

  • Security guard shot in Bridgeport diner robbery

    Chicago Police are investigating an armed robbery at Kevin’s Hamburger Heaven at Pershing and Wallace this morning. Two men, one armed, walked into the restaurant around 3:10 a.m. and announced a robbery. One of the men got into a struggle with a security guard and the security guard was shot. Darcell Igbo was in the diner during the robbery. “He came in and ran right past the security guard and the security guard grabbed him before he could get past […]

  • Scathing report released on Metra: Are commuters’ safety at risk?

    Metra approves nearly 11 percent fare hike

    Metra’s board passed its 2015 budget which includes a nearly 11 percent fare hike that will go into effect Feb. 1. Metra plans to use the fare hikes to fund a $2.4 billion modernization plan which includes rebuilding train cars, buying new train cars and locomotives, and helping finance bonds. Metra is the nation’s second largest commuter rail agency but its train cars are 30 years old, older than the train cars in New York, Boston and Philadelphia. Metra Executive Director Don Orseno has said that if […]


    Pizza delivery driver shot in head during attempted robbery

    A pizza delivery driver was shot in the 5400 block of North East River Road around 12:25 a.m. Monday on the city’s Northwest Side. The 31-year-old man was delivering a pizza to the same apartment house where he lived at 5400 N. East River Road.   When the victim went to deliver the pizza, police say a friend who was waiting in the vehicle, was approached by two men on foot who attempted a robbery.   When the driver came back to […]

  • 3 Gurnee high schoolers facing charges in cyberbullying, sexting incident

    Three freshman boys at a Gurnee high school are charged with felony distribution of child pornography after an investigation into sexting and cyberbullying involving a female classmate. The boys have been released to the custody of their parents. Gurnee police got involved October 24 after the girl complained that classmates were making inappropriate contacts through their cell phones. They say the investigation continues, the three already charged are not the only ones involved, and more charges are likely in the […]

  • 14-year-old charged with arson in Prospect Heights house fire

    Police say a teenage boy has been charged with deliberately setting a fire to a home in the northwest suburbs. The 14-year-old has been charged as a juvenile with three counts of aggravated arson. Prospect Heights firefighters arrived at the home in the 1200 block of Stratford Ln just after 3 a.m. Monday. They found a mother, father, and three children outside. One firefighter and a woman were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation- but have been treated and […]


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